Apr 10, 2023 - Things to Do

Weekday Planner: 21 things to do in Charlotte this week from a gnocchi cooking class to Science on the Rocks

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Monday, April 10

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed the barreHIIT class with SweatNET as happening on Thursday, April 13. We’ve updated the story to reflect the event will be held on Tuesday, April 11.

Charlotte SHOUT!

Uptown | 10am | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: Charlotte SHOUT! is back — see Uptown transformed into a creative playground with art installations, food, music and more. The 17-day event will run every day through Sunday, April 16.

Birdie Bingo and Half-Priced Golf

Stroke Putt | 7pm (bingo) | Free | Details

Why you should go: Head to Stroke every Monday at 7pm for “Birdie Bingo” with Onya Nerves. It’s free to play and Stroke offers $5 draft beer, $10 cocktail specials and half-priced golf.

StrEAT Smarts: The Art of Pairing Wine & Cheese

The Market at 7th St. | When | $60 | Details

Why you should go: Learn the science behind wine and cheese pairings with Orrman’s and Assorted Table in this Charlotte StrEATs Smarts Session.

Gnocchi Primavera Cooking Class by Classpop!

NoDa Brewing Company | 7-9pm | $55 | Details

Why you should go: Join Classpop! for a “Make Perfect Gnocchi Primavera” class with Chef Rogger. No cooking experience necessary — sit and watch or get hands on. Of note: The class will be held at NoDa Brewing.

Tuesday, April 11

Mad Miles Run Club

YVY Training (Camp North End) | 6:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Mad Miles is a Black-led run club open to people of all ages and paces. The free club meets every Tuesday, regardless of the weather. There’s no registration required; just show up ready to move and groove (every run turns into a dance party afterward).

[Go deeper: I hate running but I’ll exercise with Mad Miles Run Club]

Comedy Night

Starlight on 22nd | 7:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s a free comedy/open mic night. Get there early — signups occur 30 minutes before showtime and seating is first come, first served.

Anchor Yoga by Dancing Lotus Yoga

Mint Museum Uptown | 5:15pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Release, recover and restore with this gentle flow class for all levels. The class will be streamed through DropSound headphones to tune into your breath and tune out the distractions inside The Atrium of the Mint Museum.

Taco Tuesday and Music Bingo

Resident Culture South End | 4-10pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: Come for the Taco Tuesday specials like $8 featured margs, $6 tequila shots and two tacos and a beer for $10. Stay for music bingo starting at 7pm.

barreHIIT on the Roof at The Met

Rooftop of the Metropolitan | 6-7pm | $15 | Details

Why you should go: Think traditional barre moves set to tabata timing. 20 seconds of work; 10 seconds of rest. Throw on your tennis shoes, grab your mat get ready to close out your Tuesday with a sweat.


Wednesday, April 12

Flamenco Night

El Puro Cuban Restaurant | 6:30pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy dinner and a show with live music and performances, classic cocktails and special menu items.

Ladies Lifestyle Network Happy Hour

Protagonist LoSo | 5-7pm | Price | Details

Why you should go: It’s an opportunity to make life and business connections with the women of Ladies Lifestyle Network in Charlotte.

General Knowledge Trivia

Que Onda Tacos (University City) | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join every Wednesday at Que Onda Tacos for four rounds of engaging trivia with prizes for the top three teams.

Sunrise Yoga by Habitual Roots

Giddy Goat Coffee | 7-8am | $15 | Details

Why you should go: This beginner-friendly sunrise flow is aimed at connecting with yourself and those around you. Your ticket includes the one-hour yoga class, plus coffee from Giddy Goat.

Thursday, April 13

Miles & Coltrane: Blue (.)

Booth Playhouse | 7:30pm | $28 | Details

Why you should go: This musical biography takes you on a journey through the lives and the legacies of jazz legends Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

Tone & Tap Thursdays

Petty Thieves Brewing | 6-7pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: This Thursday will be a Total Body Endurance class — think long, steady work periods followed by short recovery time.

Celebration of Seeing Stars: Works from the Fischer/Shull Collection

Harvey B. Gantt Center | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: See the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s new exhibition, Seeing Stars: Works from the Fischer / Shull Collection of Contemporary Art. The evening will include savory bites, music and remarks by the Seeing Stars curator Dexter Wimberly.

Friday, April 14

Emo Night with DJ Skid

Wooden Robot (NoDa) | 7-10pm | Free to attend | Details

Why you should go: Wear your best emo ‘fits and feel your feelings at emo night at Wooden Robot in NoDa.

Science on the Rocks

Discovery Place Science | 6-10pm | $18-$22 | Details

Why you should go: The monthly series lets you experience the Museum after hours in a grown-up, kids-free environment with cocktails, science exhibits, planetarium shows and more.

Fortune Night

Red Clay Ciderworks | 7-11pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Grab a cider and dinner while getting a personal tarot card reading.

Live from the Boileryard: Pressing Strings + Phil Lomac & Shake the Dust

The Boileryard at Camp North End | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s a free show featuring Maryland-based trio Pressing Strings. Music will start at 6pm with Phil Lomac & Shake the Dust.

Whitewater Film Series

Whitewater Center | 8:05pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: The Whitewater Center is hosting their Whitewater Film Series on Fridays in April, featuring a variety of outdoor lifestyle films from across the globe. This Friday will be a screening of Desert Runners.

If you have, or know of, an event we should include in a future weekday planner or weekender, fill out our event submission form for consideration.

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